LOCTITE AM Blog

Welcome to our blog where you will find all the latest news and announcements from the entire ecosystem of LOCTITE 3D Printing partners. Find even more LOCTITE 3D content by using the links below to read our official press releases and see where our materials have been featured in the news.

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Henkel and Nexa Announce Expanded Collaboration

Our ecosystem partner, Nexa 3D, has announced the opening of its first full scale additive manufacturing customer center; NEXTFACTORY in Ventura CA, in partnership with Henkel. Co-located within the Nexa3D global headquarters, NEXTFACTORY provides current and potential customers with direct access to every aspect of the additive polymer manufacturing (AM) process,...

Henkel and Stratasys team up to produce a Kick Scooter using Dura56 and IND405

Henkel and Stratasys have teamed up with slicelab to put Dura56 to the test on the Bull Rider kick scooter. Dura56 is a durable, impact-resistant photopolymer with an exceptional surface finish and a low cost per kg. It’s great for functional applications where aesthetics and robustness are critical. Created...

Henkel and Nexa3D Create the First 3D Printed Stethoscope

Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast polymer 3D printers, today announced that it partnered with functional polymers leader Henkel to produce the world’s first additively manufactured connected SKOP® stethoscope for WeMed. Based on biomimicry design and produced on the NXE400 ultrafast 3D printer using performance matched Henkel materials, the WeMed SKOP...

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Humanizing Your Manufacturing Marketing Strategy on The Kula Ring

In the latest episode of the The Kula Ring, a podcast by manufacturing marketing agency The Kula Partners, Cindy Deekitwong dives deep into what humanized marketing looks like and why it’s so important for an incredibly technical field. She talks about how looking at pain points from a human...

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Our Partners at Nexa3D Launch New Magazine Series, The Nexa Level.

The manufacturing industry is rapidly changing. As additive technologies become more advanced, it forces the industry to rethink traditional methods, design approaches and product life cycles. Our partners at Nexa3D are democratizing access to insights on additive manufacturing and digital manufacturing in their new magazine, The Nexa Level. In the...

Additive Impact – Women of Additive Manufacturing

As part of the exploration of 3D printing in Additive Impact, a 3D Printing Virtual Summit. On June 23rd, Sarah Goehrke, Lee-Bath Nelson and Cindy Deekitwong shared their thoughts and discussed in deep dive into some of the most important trends in additive manufacturing and how women are re-engineering...

Seeing is Believing: Design Optimization Through Rapid Prototyping Now a Reality

On June 1st, Kevin McAlea, Chief Operating Officer of NEXA3D, and Henkel's Global Head of Marketing for 3D Printing, Cindy Deekitwong, participated in a 30 minute webinar session that explored how rapid prototyping and product design optimization is becoming a reality. Key Takeaways: • Rapid Prototyping Voice of Customer Study Findings •...

LOCTITE PRO410 Makes an Impression with 3D Influencer

With our partners at Phrozen and the new PRO410 material, we are empowering the DIY and prosumer market to create 3D parts that are stronger, durable, and more detailed than previously possible. Watch the review below from 3D Printing influencer, Andrew Sink, to hear more about how this resin...

Nexa3D and Henkel Launch xFLEX475

Our ecosystem partner, Nexa 3D, has announced the availability of a new photoelastic resin, xFLEX 475. This soft-rubber material is ideal for the production of industrial and consumer products. With high resilience, great snapback, and strong tear resistance, this material is suitable for applications such as pipes, manifolds, handles,...

Heat-Resistant Webinar

Heat-resistant Industrial Production Solutions from Stratasys and Henkel

Until recently, it was difficult to utilize 3D printed photopolymers in end-use applications due to brittleness, non-UV stability, and high part costs. Together with our ecosystem partners at Stratasys, we are changing the status quo of photopolymer 3D Printing with production level solutions with heat-resistant resins from Henkel LOCTITE...

Our Facilities are ISO 13485 Certified!

Today, we are extremely proud to announce that our California locations, which include our laboratory in Concord as well as our production facility in Dixon, have achieved ISO 13485 : 2016 certification. With this new milestone, our facilities that are dedicated to developing and manufacturing photopolymer resins for 3D...

Smart, Affordable and Sustainable Cleaning realized by Nexa3D xWash

Nexa3D's xWASH smart, affordable and sustainable washer is now available! This automated washer works exclusively with Nexa3D’s sustainable xCLEAN washing detergent to help manufacturers streamline, optimize, and scale their 3D printing and post-processing operations. This washer also represents the final step in Nexa's end-to-end validated workflow, completing their suite of ultrafast...

Photopolymer Additive Insights: Changing the way you operate

As technology within the 3D printing industry continues to expand, there is a growing demand for strong and functional materials that can withstand harsh environments. The industry is responding by hardware and materials companies coming together to deliver parts with high performance mechanical properties. On May 6th, 3D printing thought...

Onyx PRO410 for Prosumers

Prosumer Market Unlocked with Phrozen and Onyx Rigid PRO410

Until now, the prosumer 3D printing market has been lacking suitable materials that offer speed, precision, and high-grade mechanical properties. By adding Phrozen, a Taiwan-based LCD 3D Printing company, we are seeking to change the status quo around consumer 3D Printing. With this new partnership, we are combining Phrozen's expertise...